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Originally Posted by Brian. View Post
If you have a leak, it is Possible for that leak to get worse with a change of oil. Doesn't matter if you change brands but stay dino, or change from dino to synthetic.



Having a "minor" leak that's minor because of all the sludge on the inside isn't exactly more desirable than having a bigger leak. Clearly, neither are ideal. Take your chances or don't, but there's no guarantee that the next time you change the oil you won't have worse leaks.



As for the idea that All leaks get worse with a switch to synthetic, that's false. It's 100% dependent on why and where it's leaking. A cracked and worn valve cover gasket is going to leak regardless of the oil and it's not going to leak More just because that oil is now synthetic.


A men.

Itís a wives tale.

Fix the leak and it will go away. Synthetic oil has an inherently lower pour point than conventional oil does so itís thinner. Just that, in and of itself will cause the leak that is already there to flow more.

I hate google for making irrelevant things relevant because of all the people that looked at it. I also dislike all the armchair chemical engineers on Bob Is The Oil Guy website.


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